Northwest citizen scientists among the many helping track solar eclipse across US

Northwest citizen scientists among the many helping track solar eclipse across US

From Oregon to South Carolina, amateur astronomers will film the Aug. 21 solar eclipse while students — including two Seattle sisters — launch science balloons.\n<br><br>\n<i><u>The Vanishing Sun (Text 4)</u> -- This text is part of a Knowledge Set promoting scientific inquiry as students explore previous beliefs and current understandings about solar eclipses. In this article, the author shares how individuals around the country are planning to help scientists collect data during the upcoming solar eclipse. As students read, encourage them to consider ways that they can engage in scientific investigations during the eclipse.</i>\n<br><br>\n<a href="https://files.activelylearn.com/Teaching%20Gui

Sandi Doughton
The Seattle Times

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

STANDARDS:
RI.2 - Main Ideas, RI.3 - People & Events

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

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